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Putting it in park City tries to recover parking funds BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS A pot of money to alleviate parking problems in La Jolla has two decades of history, and Promote La Jolla’s alleged mishandling of $65,323 of those funds has brought the issue back into the foreground. The city is suing Promote La Jolla — the former manager of the Village’s Business Improvement District — to recover $65,323 earmarked for parking, which was seized by a bank when Promote La Jolla defaulted on a loan. The city wants to return the money to its rightful place — the La Jolla Parking & Transportation Fund — created in the 1990s from developers’ fees paid to mitigate congestion their projects would bring. Developers had paid into the fund throughout the ’70s and ’80s. Today, the city is sitting on approximately $300,000 in the transportation fund, waiting for the Village to initiate ideas to use the money to alleviate its parking problems. In the meantime, the city wants to recover the money Promote La Jolla allegedly squandered.
“Things need to settle down before people have an interest in revisiting [the parking problem].” JOE LA CAVA La Jolla Coastal Access & Parking Board The discussion surrounding the transportation fund was derailed by controversy over paid parking and the downfall of Promote La Jolla, according to Joe La Cava, president of the Coastal Access & Parking Board, formed to manage the funds in 2004. “Things need to settle down before people have an interest in revisiting it,” La Cava said, adding there aren’t as many cars in the Village with the economic downturn. “Right now there doesn’t seem to be much motivation. You have to let the problem build-up to create a sense of urgency.” In the past eight years, the Coastal Access & Parking Board has used the transportation fund to encourage employees to ride the bus to La Jolla or to park in the underground parking garages. The board purchased monthly bus and parking passes and sold them to employees at a discount. In the late 1990s, the city’s Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) spent $10,000 from the fund to study the feasibility of establishing a park-and-ride for La Jolla, shuttling visitors from a remote lot to the Village. The study showed the idea was not feasible, said Martin Mosier, a member of the board at the time. “The study said if MTS can’t make money on a bus, how can the coastal access board do it?” Mosier said. Mosier believes installing parking meters is the best solution to get employees’ cars off the streets, and the only way to guarantee a steady stream of income to subsidize other programs. “If all the parking spaces are free, then they will all be gone,” Martin said. “The only way to do SEE PARKING, Page 4
La Jolla Elementary School was transformed into a scene from “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” on Friday, April 23 when students probed the strange and magical world of science and chocolate. The students also milked a cow, courtesy of Sage Mountain Farm in Aguanga, Calif. It was the scene of the school’s annual family science night, and there was plenty to see and experience. TOP LEFT: Zach Albence (from left), Cameron Bolour and Hudson Liu inspect moldy food through a microscope. TOP RIGHT: Chloe Dore Gomes
da Costa attempts to milk the cow. BELOW LEFT: Aidan Keefe rates the smell, texture and taste of dark, milk and white chocolate chips. A researcher from the UCSD Medical School had lectured about the health effects of the different types of chocolate. BELOW RIGHT: A La Jolla High student shows how salt in pickles conducts electricity. BOTTOM RIGHT: Ruaida Alkafaji (from left), Anna Maria Intriago Cedeno and Lucca Simpson learn how to fit an egg into a bottle. Photos by STEPHEN SIMPSON
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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS • La Jolla teenager Eric Gunderson, who balances homework while racing automobiles, has qualified for the national championships scheduled for October in Langley, Va. His strong finishes, including a third place in one main event at Las Vegas Speedway, paved the way. Driving a Legends automobile, he’ll be representing a team with bases in Texas and North Carolina. He will debut a new car next weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Gunderson is an honors student at La Jolla High School. • La Jolla resident Patricia Thompson won her choice of $1,000 or a Southwest Airlines gift certificate in the second early drawing of the Ronald McDonald House Dream House Raffle. Thompson is still in the running to win the grand prize on June 12: a $1.8 million dream home or $1.5 million in cash. • Andy Hill, a La Jolla High School sophomore, has launched a successful iPad app called “iscrawl,” a note-taking program that allows people to use their finger as a pencil to take notes or draw sketches. Hill spent six days in New York last summer learning how to write code for the device, which was released to the public on April 3. He has consistently demonstrated his aptitude for computer science; he has already completed the most advanced computer classes offered by LJHS, and he is part of the team from the school that recently won Mayor Sander’s Cyber Cup, a competition designed to identify students who have developed the ability to find and repair vulnerabilities in computer systems. • Faculty, staff and alumni of the University of California, San Diego Shiley Eye Center have set up a fund to name a new microsurgical practice lab after alumnus Lamont Ericson, MD.
Ericson completed his ophthalmology residency at the center in 1996 and stayed closely connected to the program even after establishing his own thriving practice in Utah. He died of pancreatic cancer in 2007. • A team from Crown Point Clippers, lead by owner David Hingeley, recently donated several days of labor to a beautification project at La Jolla High School. The landscape crew trimmed, laced and groomed large eucalyptus, pine and ficus trees to reduce safety hazards and improve the appearance of the campus. Hingeley, who is also a full-time fire fighter for the city of Coronado, said the project is close to his heart because his father and uncles attended La Jolla High. • La Jolla Girl Scout Troop 3377 recently hosted a collection drive and movie night to support the Spay Neuter Action Project. Troop members Annalise Bentley, Celeste Magaudda, Ellie Trevyllen, Emma Washkowiak, Jenna Agbulos, Jordan Haas, Katherine Gillcrist, Lindsey Gartner, Lucy Jensen, Mina Lally, Natalie Roddy, Rachel El-Jof, Samantha Poole, Sara Barton, Sara Tyrus, Shelby Kowalke, Star Austin and Sydney Brown took on the project to fulfill the final requirement for earning their Bronze Award, the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can receive. • The Chase Morrin Trio, a jazz performance group comprised of UCSD Jazz Camp alumni Chase Morrin, Fernando Gomez and Tyler Eaton, took home second place in the Open Combo Division at the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Next Generation Festival on April 5. Morrin, who is 16 years-old, was also one of only three musicians to win an Outstanding Soloist Award. • University of California, San Diego SEE PEOPLE, Page 10
NEWS Two suffer cardiac arrest at half marathon Two men suffered heart attacks within minutes of each other during the La Jolla Half Marathon last Sunday, April 25. The first man, in his mid-50s, dropped to the ground at the water station near the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club around 9:50 a.m., said Maurice Luque, spokesman for the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Someone performed CPR on him and he was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital. Less than 10 minutes later, another man suffered cardiac arrest near Spindrift Drive and Princess Street in La Jolla Shores, said Luque, who was unsure of the man’s age. Five other people were treated for race-related injuries, Luque said. Nearly 6,500 runners turned out for the 29th annual half-marathon on Sunday. Twenty-three-year-old Sergio Gonzalez of Oceanside won the Del Mar to La Jolla race in one hour, nine minutes and 48 seconds. In the women’s division, 32year-old Jessica Goertz took first place in one hour, 25 minutes and 6 seconds. Last year’s winner, Hillary Corno, 34, finished nine seconds after Goertz to take second place. The half-marathon is the La Jolla Kiwanis Club’s main fundraiser for the
La Jolla Half Marathon racers pour down to the finish area at La Jolla Cove. DON BALCH | Village News
year and typically raises more than $100,000 from the event annually, according to the group’s website, lajolla.kiwanisone.org. The La Jolla Kiwanis Club meets every
N EWS NOTE S • The La Jolla Cluster Association is chartering a bus to carry parents, students and teachers to rally against state cuts to education on May 8 at Balboa Park on the corner of Sixth Avenue and Laurel Street. The bus will leave at 9 a.m. sharp from Muirlands Middle School at 1056 Nautilus St. Those interested in participating may reserve a seat at lajollacluster.com.
The La Jolla Historical Society Presents
T he Secret Garden Tour of Old La Jolla Saturday, May15th, 2010
Barber Tract landmark, the Florence Palmer House, Historic Site #692, was featured on the 2006 Secret Garden Tour Painting by Jane Fletcher
Buy your tickets now for this perennial spring event! Contact the La Jolla Historical Society for more information:
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• The Bird Rock Artist’s Guild will hold its “Art in the Garden” sale on Saturday, May 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Davis Garden, 5571 Bellevue. Items for sale include designer jewelry, mixed media paintings, ceramics and purses. A portion of each artist’s proceeds will be donated to the charity of their choice.
Friday at noon at the La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7155 Draper Ave. For more information, call Megan at (858) 4546512. — Adriane Tillman
Correction The story titled “Breathing with the environment” on page 11 of the April 22 issue of La Jolla Village News contained errors. Materials used to build the La Jolla home of Erica and Phillip Baltazar include poured-in-place concrete rather than concrete block. In addition, there is no wrap around porch on the third story. There is a wrap around deck on the street level and a kitchen deck on the third level. La Jolla Village News apologizes for the errors.
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Preserving or hindering a way of life? Coastal neighbors fret over building’s conversion BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS Plans to convert an underused office building on Prospect Street — formerly part of the old Scripps Hospital — into a care facility for the memory-impaired has rallied next-door neighbors, who say they see their quality of life slipping away. The city’s Planning Commission, meanwhile, wants the developer and neighbors to hash out their differences and to come up with a set of conditions everyone can live with — a goal that hasn’t happened so far. Jeff Lubin, who has owned the property for the last five years, plans to convert the building at 484 Prospect St. into a facility for 56 high-functioning residents with memory problems. No medical care will be provided onsite. North-
star Senior Living would operate the facility, if approved. The Planning Commission heard both sides argue their case April 22 and asked the parties to return April 29 with a list of agreed-upon conditions. “I believe you want to develop a site that will make you a good neighbor, and it sounds like this conversation needs to continue,” Planning Commissioner Dennis Otsuji told the Lubin. It doesn’t appear the developer and condominium neighbors were able to agree on many conditions, however, despite an eleventh-hour meeting on April 27 and countless prior meetings. The developer agreed to no smoking on the premises, and agreed to mitigate odors from its commercial kitchen, according to attorney Julie Hamilton, who represents the homeowners.
“We don’t have a whole lot of agreement right now,” Hamilton said. The La Jolla Community Planning Association — the community’s official planning advisory board — had deadlocked on the project and sent a “no recommendation” to the Planning Commission. The City Attorney’s Office told the Planning Commission that it couldn’t use the elderly population as a reason to deny the project. Seniors are a protected class, according to the City Attorney’s Office. In the mixed-use neighborhood along Prospect Street, the condominium owners live in close proximity to the office A developer plans to convert this office building at 484 Prospect St. into a care facility for PAUL HANSEN | Village News building. A 22-foot-wide alley separates the elderly. some of the residents’ bedroom windows SEE CONVERSION, Page 4
Art and nature blossom at Torrey Pines Reserve BY HILLARY SCHULER-JONES | VILLAGE NEWS Wildflowers are in bloom at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, making it the perfect venue for the inaugural “Art in the Pines Festival and Sale,” sponsored by the Torrey Pines Association and the Torrey Pines Docent Society. The event will be held outside the reserve’s visitor center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 2. More than 100 artists from across San Diego County will sell their natureinspired paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics and photography at the Joan Grine of Del Mar is among the 100 or so artists participating in Sunday’s “Art in the Pines
SEE ART, Page 4 Festival and Sale” at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.
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assuming it would fold into the parking district, La Cava said. CONTINUED FROM Page 1 Last spring, La Cava saw trouble brewing, he said. La Cava said he and it is to charge something.” others noticed that Promote La Jolla had Two years ago, parking became a pas- put $65,000 of the parking money into sionate topic in the Village when Pro- a CD and that the group also had a mote La Jolla’s newly-formed Communi- $65,000 debt. ty Parking District Advisory Board La Cava said he approached Promote proposed paid parking in La Jolla. La Jolla about his concern but the board Meanwhile, the Coastal Access & assured him it wasn’t a problem, he said. Parking Board had stepped down, La Cava believes it’s crucial for the city
to keep community groups accountable even if the board is comprised of unpaid volunteers, especially since the city is trying to push decision-making to the community level. “The city has really ramped up its efforts to create processes, which creates bureaucracy and makes it hard to do things and turns volunteers off, but when you’re talking about taxpayers dollars, it’s really the thing to do,” La Cava said.
um down the road — is an ideal place for the elderly, since many will no longer own a vehicle. And the proximity to the ocean may encourage family and friends to visit more often, she added. “If the coastal proximity encourages that to happen, what a compassionate use,” Ashley said.
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from the office building. Developers converted the 1920s-era Scripps Hospital into an office building, condominium complex and Timken research laboratory in the 1980s. The office building originally housed nurses who worked at the adjacent hospital. Neighbors worry about their quality of life as the result of changing from living next to an underused office building to a year-round, 24-hour care facility where employees, guests and
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event, and each will donate a portion of their proceeds to fund the reserve’s children’s education program, which is in jeopardy because of statewide budget cuts. “It’s an extremely effective program,” said Connie Beardsley, the chairperson for the event. “They serve hundreds and hundreds of children in San Diego County.” As part of the program, park aides
emergency vehicles come and go. Employees of the care facility reportedly would use the shared alley — passing neighbors’ windows — throughout the day and evening to access the shared, underground parking garage. “People pay a lot of money for these condos,” Hamilton said, speaking on behalf of the homeowners. “They don’t want red lights and sirens outside their bedroom door each week.” Darcy Ashley, who chairs La Jolla’s Development Permit Review Committee, believes the walkable neighborhood — with the recreation center across the street and modern art muse-
lead students in second through fifth grade on tours of the reserve and discuss its geology, history and ecology as it relates to what children are learning in the classroom. Proceeds from the art sale will be used to ensure that the program remains viable, said organizers. In addition to the sale, the festival will include a professionally judged plein-air competition with works that feature the reserve. Guests who visit the park in the week preceding the event may see pleinair artists painting along the trails. The event will also feature art demonstrations, children’s activities, live music,
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food and guided nature walks. Beardsley said “Art in the Pines” is unique to other festivals because the art on display is entirely inspired by nature. “We wanted to do an art event where people can look at the reserve through the painters’ eyes and see what they see and how they observe what’s going on,” Beardsley said. The festival is free and a no-cost shuttle service will be available to transport visitors from the South Beach parking lot to the visitor center. A day-use fee or valid annual pass is required for all vehicles entering the reserve.
B.I.G. creates fire pits survey BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS An active group of volleyball players is rallying awareness about the city’s plan to haul away the beach fire pits the city can no longer afford to maintain. The San Diego Beach Improvement Group (B.I.G.) plans to survey 100,000 people in San Diego, as well as tourists from other cities, by May 20 to determine if the public supports the fire pits. B.I.G. hopes supporters will donate money to maintain the fire pits since the city dropped the program from its 2010-11 budget. B.I.G. Executive Director Laura Hendrickson said someone had to take the bull by the horns on the issue. “I’m not attached to the outcome,” Hendrickson said. “I just want to put it out there and see what happens.” Those interested may fill out the survey at sandiegobig.org. If the community shows support for the beach fire pits, B.I.G. aims to raise $120,000 to maintain them for the next fiscal year. It costs the city $120,500 annually to maintain the fire pits since two full-time employees are required to clear ash and debris from the cement blocks with a front loader and dump truck, according to the city’s Fire Pit Program website. The city set up the website to raise private funds to maintain the fire pits next year, and the site has garnered $2,576 so far. B.I.G.’s overall mission is to support beach amenities important to the public. The group began its philanthropy in 1996 with the desire to care for the South Mission Beach basketball and volleyball courts. Since 2002, B.I.G. has spent an esti-
Foundation wants to fund LJ fire pits The La Jolla Community Foundation has agreed to fund the seven fire pits at La Jolla Shores if other groups are willing to pay to operate their community fire pits. It costs $4,550 to maintain the seven fire pits annually, according to the La Jolla Community Foundation. The city’s Park and Recreation Department would not permit the foundation to finance only the La Jolla Shores fire pits because the money has to go into a fund to maintain the 186 fire pits citywide, according to Erin Demorest, spokeswoman for District 1 Councilmember Sherri Lightner. For more information about the La Jolla Foundation call Trudy at (858) 674-6979 or visit lajollacommunityfoundation.org. mated $2,000 annually on nets, lines and poles for the volleyball court, Hendrickson said. In 1997, B.I.G. resurfaced the South Mission basketball court and hoops at a total cost of $8,300. Hendrickson formed B.I.G. into an official non-profit in 2007. Recently, BIG surveyed Mission Beach residents to find out whether the community wanted more bike racks, and received a 50-50 response, Hendrickson said. B.I.G. meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Pacific Beach Recreation Center at 1405 Diamond St. May 12 is the next meeting. For more information visit sandiegobig.org.
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At 77, Viti brings energy, vitality to Village BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS Esther Viti carries three business cards. One depicts three styles of benches for the Village’s bench dedication program. Another card advertises the La Jolla Town Council and its palm tree logo. Her personal business card is mauvecolored with a lady’s hat hovering above her name. Viti is tremendously energetic for her 77 years of age. She was in a coma for 14 days two years ago, but her ailment isn’t apparent in her authoritative voice and “can do” attitude. Viti has garnered three nicknames for herself in the 22 years she’s lived in La Jolla. “They call me the ‘Hat Lady,’ ‘Bench Lady’ and ‘Trash Lady,’” Viti said. She earned her latest moniker five years ago for assuming the reins of the Town Council’s street cleanups. Viti now organizes monthly cleanups for the Village — the second Saturday of each month — as chair of the Nell Carpenter Beautification Committee. “People are willing to do it. They just need a leader,” Viti said. Viti’s style for spreading the word about the cleanups is to “bolt up” during public comment at community meetings and through e-mails to past volunteers. One volunteer asked to clean La Jolla’s streets for her 20 hours of court-appointed community service, which Viti agreed to and organized. Viti is looking for four others, like that volunteer, who need community service hours. Cleaning the streets is not Viti’s “thing,” but she said she’s so structured and organized she could manage anything with gusto. Viti began coordinating the bench program in the late 1990s and she continues to lead lead it today. Locals can pay $5,000 to dedic a t e a b e n c h t o a l ove d o n e w i t h a plaque. Viti is no longer taking names for benches along the coast, but space is still available in the Village.
Esther Viti is among the Village’s most dedicated volunteers, organizing community cleanups and coordinating the installation of benches dedicated to the loved ones of residents. ADRIANE TILLMAN | Village News
Windansea’s ocean viewing grew from four coastal benches to 12 under her watch. She headed the installation of more than 35 benches in total in the Village. Viti coordinates each step of the process — from helping locals choose a bench to contracting the services. During the concrete pouring at Windansea, Viti guarded benches from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. from delinquents wishing to leave their initials. “[The city] doesn’t have to wonder what’s being done,” Viti said. “They know Esther has taken care of it.” “A goodwill ambassador” is how past Town Council president Paul Kennerson describes Viti. Kenner-
son had asked Viti to coordinate the bench program for the Town Council in the late 1990s. “Underneath Esther is a lot of very decent prudence and accommodation of various interests,” Kennerson said. “She’s very keen on that … the prime thing on the benches is that everyone wants one and wants it now and not everyone can have a bench and have it now.” Viti generated controversy in the Village two years ago, however, when she suggested volunteers sit on the benches to prevent the homeless from occupying them. Kennerson said he hadn’t agreed with Viti’s method for deterring the homeless.
Viti’s final business card is her personal touch. She loves hats and is rarely seen without one. She favors high-end designers. She always dresses like she’s heading to a luncheon, meaning she doesn’t wear jeans or slacks. “I hear others say, ‘I wear a hat too,’ but when I see their hat, it’s not like my hat. My hat is a showpiece,” Viti said. Viti dons another sort of hat for her volunteer work with the city’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Department — for which she doesn’t carry a business card. Instead, Viti carries a digital camera, a badge and a letter from the department. She responds to concerns from the community about issues like trash bins and A-frame signs in the public right-of-way. She promptly strolls into businesses to inform owners of their violations and to straighten out the situation. “I’m the eyes and ears for code enforcement,” Viti said. Working hard — with or without pay — is a way of life for Viti. Her parents immigrated to Chicago from Italy in the 1920s, and Viti was the sixth of nine children. As a 10-year-old, Viti worked alongside her father in the insurance business after school and on Saturdays. She rose early each morning to sing at 7 a.m. Mass. She often found herself taking charge — or being put in charge — of school and church projects. Viti later moved to Phoenix, raised six children, worked for an insurance company and volunteered for a weekend shift at the hospital each month. She suffered with a bout of rare cancer in her 30s, shortly after she had her sixth child, but rebounded quickly. Nowadays, Viti plans to sell long-term care insurance policies — a policy that has provided Viti with a home assistant since her coma left her with ailments. The motivation for volunteering is straightforward for Viti. “Self satisfaction. That’s what it’s all about,” Viti said. “I’m fulfilled personally.” For more information about the monthly cleanups or the bench program, contact call (619) 742-1373.
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GUEST EDITORIAL BY MAYOR JERRY SANDERS One of the most basic jobs of city government is making sure the streets are smooth and safe. Earlier this month, we began what might be the largest streets repaving project in San Diego history. We will give a complete makeover to 134 miles of the city’s most damaged streets — more than 1,000 city blocks. With this $47 million project, the city will perform asphalt resurfacing on nearly as many miles of streets as it did in the previous eight fiscal years combined. It should go without saying that this project will make the city a nicer, more livable place. But it also makes financial sense. The worse condition the street, the more money to fix it. So, postponing this work would mean paying more money in the long run. And in this economy, we’re also getting that work done at a bargain price. Many of you are all too familiar with this community’s axle-shaking, teethrattling roads — La Jolla Village Drive, for example. The list goes on and on. One resident recently joked that the only vehicle equipped to handle the hazards of Mira Mesa Boulevard would be a tank. The condition of many of these streets is an embarrassment and a public-safety hazard. They also have an impact on a neighborhood’s basic quality of life. Wellmaintained streets say a lot about a city’s sense of civic pride. Several decades ago,
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a sociologist theorized that making small fixes in a neighborhood — cleaning up litter, fixing sidewalk cracks, repairing broken windows — is the best way to make sure that neighborhood won’t deteriorate. Sociologists call this “the broken window theory,” and it’s a good guiding principle for a mayor of any city, large or small. If everything goes according to plan, all the streets listed above, and hundreds of others, will be repaved with asphalt by the summer of 2011. In addition to these streets, we will be performing slurry-seal resurfacing of an additional 147 miles of roads. That, too, is a figure that might be unprecedented in city history. A complete list of these streets can be found on the city’s website, www.sandiego.gov. We like to call San Diego America’s Finest City. This work will help make sure our city lives up to its title.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
America was not founded on the principles of a welfare state I am so angry. I hate what this country has become. I am no longer proud to be born, raised and a current business person here. That statement does not come easy, but it does come from the heart. I also would be ashamed to try to explain to the founding fathers of this country what we as citizens have let the politicians turn it into! Why don’t you open the door to the entire world and give them free money, as much as they want until the country simply runs out. Then borrow more and hand that out too! Too extreme you say? HA! You might as well do it fast and get it over with rather than this slow death we as a country are suffering at your hands while we turn in a poor, broke and nonproductive socialist — then a communist state. I feel that our country’s finances have been mismanaged for years. But I know that there are many, many more people that feel as I do. You, the Congress, Senate and the president have done a terrible job when it comes to protecting the money of the taxpayer. Furthermore, I feel that the United States of America was NOT founded on the principles of a welfare state like you want. A quote attributed to Margaret Thatcher goes along the lines of, “The
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problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money [to spend].” What’s the remedy you say? Start with this: Please fire all government employees and replace them with independent contractors. There is little incentive in government to save more. They just want to save their budget! Next, immediately resign from your office and ask all in the Senate, Congress and president to resign with you. Before you go, legalize and tax gambling, drugs and prostitution. Why are we losing lives, limbs and assets to what humans will NEVER stop doing? Stop the insanity. Use the newfound revenue for rehab of drug and alcohol users and fund a program to help the homeless. People in the United States have rights. Government was granted limited authority by the people by way of the Constitution. Not rights! But government has over-stepped its limited authority. This current Federal, state and local government is an ugly animal that gorges itself on the dwindling prosperity of a once great nation. P.S. I’m against the health bill. Voting YES on that bill like you did woke “the sleeping giant.”
Lance A. Pelky Patriot and La Jolla resident
The message is clear: Spay or neuter your pet BY ANN POLLOCK | CHIHUAHUA RESCUE OF SAN DIEGO Per stats from Southern California counties, over 500 perfectly healthy young dogs were euthanized last week due to overcrowding at the shelters. The myths of “My dog needs to go through one heat,” “My children need to see puppies being born” or “I can always find good homes for the puppies” are just a ridiculous excuse when so many animals are being euthanized. Simple arithmetic illustrates how “just one litter” contributes to the mass killing: Two dogs breed. Six offspring are born. The six offspring reproduce within one year and are responsible for six offspring each. At the end of 10 years just one unaltered dog can be responsible for 4,372 births. What can YOU do to stop this suffering? Spay or neuter your pet. Spaying a female dog can lessen the chance of mammary tumors, or loss of bladder control, the mess of bleeding while in heat or being hit by a car during mating season when a dog will “break free” to find another dog to mate with. Neutering of your male dog will lessen the chance of prostrate cancer, and also being hit by a car. Males can actually smell a female in heat over a mile away and will dig out or jump over to get to the source of the smell. After they are neutered they are less apt to be in fights with other dogs and will not be markers when in your home. Rescues are asked time and time again to take dogs that have been brought to the ER with broken bones or severe cuts and bruises due to them being hit by a car and the owner not being able to afford the medical care needed. In most cases the dog is not altered. We, as the responsible humans, need to realize that this horrible cycle has to stop. Spay or neuter your pet. When you look at the classified ads in your local newspaper you will see ads for puppies. When you purchase one of these dogs you are only promoting more breeding of animals by people too greedy to have their pets altered. If you want a puppy, do your research — find a reputable breeder who gives you info on the breed. Most won’t ship dogs and will have a contract for altering and are available for questions down the line. Over 50 percent of the dogs in shelters are purebreds. When people are spending over $1,000 on a “designer” dog, which is basically what used to be called “mutts,” the so-called breeders just keep supplying. Sick puppies are brought across the border and people actually buy them
out of trunks of cars. Instead of buying from these people, you should be alerting the County Animal Control about where they are. There are many low-cost spay and neuter options. Ask your local shelter, call a rescue to see if they have info, don’t use the excuse you can’t afford it. There are options. Your tax dollars are paying to house and then euthanize these animals created because of unaltered pets. Be a responsible owner and do the right thing. Spay or neuter your pet.
Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego is a 501 3c non profit group, with under 10 unpaid volunteers. Over the last 10 years we have had an average of 90 rescue dogs placed into forever homes each year on a budget of less than $25,000. All dogs are altered, have shots, have microchipped and are kept in a cagefree home environment with our foster volunteers until placed. We get our dogs from owner turn-ins and shelter medical cases. For information call (858) 277-3557.
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• Baroque Orchestra Concerto Köln performs, 7 p.m., Irwin Jacobs Qualcomm Hall,
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29, Thursday • Lunafest, short films about female leaders, 5:30 p.m. wine reception, 7:30 p.m. film
• Women’s health lecture on nutrition, weight loss and exams, 6-7 p.m., free membership to Curves gym, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Great Hall, 9888 Genesee Ave., (800) 727-4777, free
A10-hour dance marathon fundraiser for UCSD scholarships and AIDS research will be held tomorrow, April 30, 8 p.m., at The Loft at UCSD, $25.
5775 Morehouse Drive, (619) 291-8246, sdems.org, $10-$35 • Civil Twilight performs, 8:30 p.m., The Loft at UCSD, Price Center East second floor, artpwr.com, 822-3199, $8
3, Monday • Free mini concert featuring classical pianist Barry Selwen, noon, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St., 454-5872
• Blood drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., La Jolla Presbyte- • Science writer Rebecca Skloot discusses her book “The Immortal Life of Henrian Church, 7715 Draper Ave., (800) 479rietta Lacks,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s Books, 3902 ext. 0.
• Former LA Times journalist Terry McDer7812 Girard Ave., 454-0347 mott will discuss his book “101 Theory • Blood drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Our Mother of • Athenaeum Jazz featuring “Anat Cohen Confidence parking lot, 3131 Governor Drive, Drive: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for Clarinetwork: Benny Goodman and (800) 479-3902 ext. 0. Memory,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s Books, 7812 Beyond,” 8 p.m., The Neurosciences Institute, • “Art in the Pines Festival and Sale,” 10 Girard Ave., 454-0347 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, RSVP at 454a.m.-5 p.m., featuring paintings, drawings, sculp• “The A List: Dreamz and Seamz,” fash5872, $25-$30 ture, ceramics and photography, Torrey Pines ion designer Zandra Rhodes exhibit and State Park, 12500 North Torrey Pines Road, 4, Tuesday band Dreamtiger, 7:30 p.m., La Jolla 755-2063, torreypine.org • Blood drive, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., UCSD Library Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., $10-$12, $75 Walk, (800) 479-3902 ext. 0. • “Mozart’s Symphony #40 and Symphoannual membership ny #41,” by La Jolla Symphony and Cho- • Preschool story-time and craft, 10:30 30, Friday rus, 3 p.m., preceded by hour lecture, UCSD a.m., La Jolla library, 7555 Draper Ave., 552• Chilean wine tasting, 6-8 p.m., Whole Mandeville Auditorium, $15-$29, 534-4637, 1657, free Foods Market, 8825 Villa La Jolla Drive, $8
1, Saturday • Opening of “Golden Age of Floral Painting” exhibit, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., through May 31, Cosmopolitan Fine Arts, 7932 Girard Ave., cosmopolitanart.com
• La Jolla Art Association hosts exhibit of paintings, pastels, Chinese brushwork and photography, noon-6 p.m. daily, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso, 459-1196, free
• “Mozart’s Symphony #40 and Symphony #41,” by La Jolla Symphony and Chorus, 8 p.m., preceded by hour lecture, UCSD Mandeville Auditorium, $15-$29, 534-4637, lajollasymphony.com • Eroica Trio performs, 8 p.m., lecture on musical adaptations by SDSU professor, 7 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art auditorium, 700 Prospect St., ljms.org
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Spinoff Auction Scripps Health will host its 19th annual Spinoff Auction to support cancer programs at the Scripps Cancer Center and La Jolla hospital on Thursday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive. Called the “Wild, Wild West,” guests can bid on items like a private stay at a Scottish castle; a century-old railroad trip from Durango, Colo., to the gold mining town of Silverton; and a three-night stay at Canyon Ranch in Arizona. Tickets cost $125 per person. RSVP at Scripps-spinoff.org or call (858) 678-6349.
Artist Jeff Yeomans of Ocean Beach will be among those participating in Sunday’s “Art in the Pines Festival and Sale” at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve on Sunday, May 2. COURTESY PHOTO
•Author and filmmaker Phil Cousineau will discuss his new book “Wordcatcher:
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An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 454-0347
• La Jolla Community Planning Association meets, 6 p.m., recreation center, 615
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• Children’s story time, 3 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., 454-5872, free
• “How to nurture a healthy brain” by the Alzheimer’s Association of San • Cinco de Mayo/Day of the Child carnival, 5-7:30 p.m., Spreckels Bilingual Magnet Diego, 1:30 p.m., La Jolla library, 7555 Draper Ave., 552-1657
• La Jolla Coastal Access & Parking Board meets, 4 p.m., recreation center, 615 Prospect St., 456-7900
• Bird Rock Community Council meets, 6 p.m., Bird Rock Elementary auditorium, 5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave., birdrock.org
School, 6033 Stadium St., University City, 4535377 • Pajama story time and craft, 6:30 p.m., La Jolla library, 7555 Draper Ave., 552-1657, lajollalibrary.org • Sam Zien will discuss his new book “Sam the Cooking Guy: Awesome Recipes & Kitchen Shortcuts,” 6:30 p.m., Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 454-0347
• “Exploring the M Word: What does the word ‘mother’ really mean to women?” art opening, 7 p.m., The Loft at UCSD, Price • The Tallest Man on Earth performs BobDylan inspired music, 9 p.m., The Loft at Center East, 2nd floor, artpwr.com, free • “Meccas of Music and Art in the 20th Century: a focus on Paris: ‘The Belle Epoque,’” with violinist Victoria Martino and pianist James Lent, 7:30 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., 454-5872, $14-$19
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• San Diego Youth Symphony Ensembles Concert, 7 p.m., Neurosciences Institute, • Blood drive, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., UCSD Library
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• Art history lecture on European masterpieces from the Baroque era by Dr. James Grebl, 7:30 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., 454-5872, $12/$17 individual, $40/$60 series
Bird Rock Artist’s Guild to hold art sale The Bird Rock Artist’s Guild will hold its “Art in the Garden” sale on Saturday, May 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Davis Garden, 5571 Bellevue. Items for sale include designer jewelry, mixed media paintings, ceramics and purses. A portion of each artist’s proceeds will be donated to the charity of their choice.
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Speed keys Bishop’s Alfredo Corral both on and off track BY LEE CORNELL | VILLAGE NEWS
FIRST IN THE HALF —
Two runners emerged from the pack to win their respective divisions in the 29th annual La Jolla Half Marathon on April 25, which involved racing from Del Mar to La Jolla Cove. Above, La Jolla Half Marathon men’s champion was Sergio Gonzalez, 23, from Oceanside. He finished far ahead of the pack with a time of 1:09:48. La Jolla Half Marathon women’s victor was Jessica Goertz, 32, from San Diego. She finished with a time of 1:25:08. DON BALCH | Village News
Unlike many teenagers, Alfredo Corral likes to do everything fast. If the senior track star at The Bishop’s School has something to do, he wants to get it done right away — a trait that translates well on the track. “I run as hard as I can,” Corral said. “I do all my homework as fast as I can and I study as much as I can.” Corral has already used his blazing speed this season to set a new school record in the 400-meter dash. With a time of 48.79 seconds at the Arcadia Invitational in April, he broke a Bishop’s mark that had stood for nearly 10 years. “It was surprising because I wasn’t expecting to do it so early in the season,” Corral said. Breaking the record marked a defining moment in the track star’s tenure at Bishop’s. “He was so happy,” track team co-head coach Jessica Mercado said. “He wanted to leave (Bishop’s) and graduate having broken the record.” Besides being one of the best runners at Bishop’s, Corral has also emerged as a leader of the track team. He has been known to lend a helping hand to underclassmen and is the first to encourage teammates whenever the coaches are having a hard time getting the squad to keep pushing on. “He helps me at practice,” Mercado said. “When one kid won’t go hard he will notice and get on them and he also leads by example.” Corral is also a fast thinker, and the combination of his athletic abilities and work in the classroom has earned him a place at Stanford University, where he will begin as a freshman in the fall. He is leaning toward
Alfredo Corrall wins the 100-meter race in a track meet at La Jolla High School on April 19. DON BALCH | Village News
studying economics at the prestigious school. The ambitious Corral said his relentless drive comes from his parents, who instilled in him at a very early age the drive to always work hard. “All that hard work I’ve done has paid off,” Corral said. Although his excellent grades and high SAT scores are what got him into Stanford, Corral will also be competing for the school’s nationally-touted track team. It will be a big change from the friendly confines of Bishop’s, but Corral is up for the challenge. Before he turns his focus to higher learn-
ing, Corral has some unfinished business he would like to accomplish in his senior year. His primary goal is to qualify for the CIF State Championships in June. Last year he finished agonizingly close but fell just short of the cutoff — and that was all the motivation this upstart needed to push harder than ever in training for the track season. “From day one he has always worked hard,” Mercado said. “He gives 110 percent in everything we do and every workout.” With a big chunk of the season still to go, Corral hopes to top his school record again. With his work ethic and positive outlook, that seems like a strong likelihood.
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BUSINESSbriefs Copy Cove celebrates 30 years Copy Cove, located at 701 Pearl St., celebrated 30 years of business on April 15, marking the anniversary with free cake and coffee for customers. Owners Munira and Mohammed Usman and Mohammed’s father, Usman Utanwala, opened the store with one Xerox machine in 1980, and the store has since expanded its services to offer fourcolor printing, business cards, stationery, engineering copies, wide-format digital color posters and inhouse graphic design. The store is currently managed by the Usman’s son, Sal, who has worked in the family business for more than 20 years.
The Springs gets new owner As of April 1, The Springs at Pacific Regent La Jolla, a retirement community at 3884 Nobel Drive, is being operated by Watermark Retirement Communities, Inc. The facility had previously been operated by Sunrise Senior Living, which purchased the facility in 2005. Watermark now runs 26 retirement communities and three home health agencies in 16 states.
Car detailing goes green La Jolla-based automotive detailer CARBONita Detail, which opened in January, is using biodegradable products and eco-friendly practices to clean and recondition their customers’ cars. The business is particularly careful about water consumption, while many detailers use gallons of water for a full car detail, CARBONita needs only a pint of water for most of its services. The lower level of water usage yields less run-off and thus less pollution to natural water sources. The shop offers mobile detailing at homes and offices throughout La Jolla and surrounding areas. For more information, call (858) 361-4061 or visit carbonitadetail.com.
Cardiologist joins Scripps Clinic Scripps Health has announced that Andrea Natale, MD, has been named the director of electrophysiology at Scripps Clinic. Natale is an internationally recognized leader in arrhythmia management and ablation procedures. He has pioneered several life-saving cardiac treatments, and he is also editor-inchief of the Journal of Atrial Fibrillation.
BY MEAGHAN CLARK | VILLAGE NEWS European designs have long been accenting the homes of the rich and famous. In La Jolla, the European flavors of French architecture and home decorating can be found at La Maisonnette, a boutique and trading company that has been on Girard since 2001. “We’re dealing with a crowd that’s sophisticated,” owner Portia Marque said. France’s sophisticate meshes nicely with the well-traveled tourist or La Jolla local, she said, as timeless pieces retain a sense of integrity for all sorts of patrons. La Maisonnette combines Southern California finesse and classic European flavors in its shop where one-of-a-kind lamp shades and bases line the walls, 18th century soaps imported from France fill every crevice and aromas of perfumes inspired by the French Riviera fill the room. The venue is a European haven for collectors and home owners alike. Call her the Julia Child of home decorating — French connoisseur Portia has created a French paradise within her seaside home of La Jolla. Just a decade ago this American, who lived in France for 25 years, brought her passion home with her along with husband and French native Jean. Now, the traveling trader brings back her former European lifestyle to the shop, searching for products unfamiliar to American markets that she loved while abroad. “We want to share [these items] with people,” Portia said, adding that at first it was difficult to get
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such small companies overseas but with her expertise, La Maisonnette made it work. As she tells it, European designers “lead the beat” with nearly everything artistic — a style that transcends time. Like owning a great pair of Chanel shoes, France’s enduring
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faculty emeriti Adele and Theodore Shank have pledged $200,000 to establish the Adele and Theodore Shank Professional Playwriting Residency Award Fund, which will support students graduating with a master of fine arts in playwriting at UCSD. Both Adele and Theodore are criticallyacclaimed dramatists and distinguished faculty emeriti of UCSD’s Department of Theatre and Dance. Some of their students have become successful playwrights and television writers, with credits that include work on current hits such as “Big Love” and “Parks and Recreation.” • The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture in La Jolla announced that Wendy Sabin-Lasker has been named the organization’s executive director. She took the helm in the first week of March. In her role, Sabin-Lasker oversees the center’s programs, including the San Diego Jewish Film Festival, the San Diego Jewish Book Fair and a Holocaust education program. Sabin-Lasker comes to
the center from 92nd Street Y in New York, a cultural center that offers a variety of recreation and educational programs for people from infants to seniors. There, she was responsible for daytime programming, which Wendy Sabin-Lasker included Daytime@The Steinhardt Building and 92YTribeca, two programs geared toward baby boomers and new retirees. • Geri Ann Warnke of La Jolla is among 10 women who were honored by the San Diego-Imperial Council of Girl Scouts at the annual San Diego’s 10 Cool Women of 2010 event March 23. Each year, the local Girl Scouts chapter recognizes women in the community who are role models for girls due to their professional accomplishments, community contributions and leadership. Women are nominated based on their involvement in the community as well as recommendations from previous Cool Women award winners, said Mary Doyle, director of communications for the San Diego-Imperial
Council. Warnke is an orthopedic physical therapist who has served as president of the board of the Rotary Club of San Diego, the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and the La Jolla Playhouse. • Six students from The Bishop’s School and La Jolla High School took home awards at the 56th annual Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair (S&EF) at San Diego State University on March 25. Bishop’s senior Aaron Schild teamed with LJHS student Rafael Cosman for their winning “Sun in Your Eyes? Electrochromic Sun-Tracking Windshield” project, while Bishop’s sophomores Meredith Lehmann, Arjun Sharma and Varun Sharma each BEST FILM Nohar Wahnishe, seen here next to Mayor Jerry Sanders, is a senior communication took home first-place honors in the senior division. major at UCSD who was named winner of the secEighth-grader Kamran Jamil also received a first- ond annual Water Conservation Film Contest, held place distinction for his entry into the junior chem- by the city of San Diego Public Utilities Department. istry division. Her film, “3 Tips to Save Water,” as well as the • La Jolla High School students Skylar Economy films of other finalists, are available to view at and Alice Schukin were part of a team that took http://www.sandiego.gov/water/conservation/ki COURTESY PHOTO home the intermediate division gold medal at the ds/film/index.shtml. 2010 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in Minneapolis, Minn. on March 4. Both girls are teams to earn the winning spot. The team skated to members of the San Diego Figure Skating Club’s “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder and “Ramalama Team Del Sol, which competed against 11 other (Bang Bang)” by Roisin Murphy.
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Choice comic: This contemporary Mexican painting is part of the “Transurbanic: Art Emotions and Some City Trances” exhibit at the University of California, San Diego Art Gallery.
‘Transurbanic’ UCSD touts modern Mexican societal art in newest exhibit BY WILL BOWEN | VILLAGE NEWS
Comic-book artist Jason Shiga taught children how to make their own comic-book adventure on April 6 at Warwick’s Books.
Graphic novelist sends readers down the rabbit hole of branches to follow. fer helmet or the doomsday machine. The reader quickly becomes immersed in “There’s one central mystery that you’re tryIt’s easy to get lost in the world of Jason moving along story lines, making choices and ing to solve,” Shiga said. Shiga. restarting the story in an attempt to reach the It may take hours. Readers must choose between storylines to final destination. The story builds upon itself Warwick’s Books in La Jolla invited comicfollow in his comic adventure book “Mean- as the reader journeys through the maze. book artist Shiga, who lives in Oakland, to teach while,” in a journey that will dead-end, finish in The story plots are simple but intriguing: doom or end in happiness. There are thousands choose between time travel, the memory transSEE COMICS, Page 14 BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | VILLAGE NEWS
Jason Shiga’s comics allow readers to become immersed in moving along story lines, making choices COURTESY ART and restarting the story in an attempt to reach the final destination.
Some art is pretty. Some art is beautiful, intricate and detailed. Some art took countless hours to perfect. Other art may not be so beautiful, elaborate or technically skillful but it has social content. It says something about society and culture and it makes you think. The current show at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Art Gallery, which opened on April 8 and runs through May 15, is just such an example of the latter. Titled “Transurbanic: Art Emotions and Some City Trances,” this is a collection of contemporary socially-inspired Mexican art brought to UCSD by Guillermo Santamaria, the chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MuCA) at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City, which is the largest public institution in Mexico dedicated to contemporary art. The art exhibited at this show is not high art from the Mexican tradition nor colorful peasant folk crafts, but instead works that Santamaria calls, “Another Mexican art which is a vexation to the status quo.” The art work here is of “urban, social, and street concern and the product of a struggle to organize art and move it outside its hegemonic impositions.” Santamaria said. “These pieces are a reflection of the paradoxical reality of contemporary life in a Mexican city. They reflect on the crisis, daily melodrama, and the broken condition of a treacherous, isolated, often violent, tragic, and generally out of control existence, which is at once pathetic, paranoid, and hilarious…although they are from Mexico, these art works may reflect on individual existence in any city through out the modern world. They show how the promise of modernity — that we would all live in clean, safe, and utopian cities has failed.” Some of the art pieces to look for at this exhibit include, a large back cardboard ceiling hanging structure, wooden panels leaning against a wall, a circular hairy wall sculpture, a photo collection of a man attempting suicide, a collection of UFO photos, a small sculpture of a frog canon, an Escher-like painting of a Mexican building, and a video of the mouths of missing Mexican children. The art at this exhibit is not “eye candy.” It requires you think and the challenge is to link the SEE ART, Page 15
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Mozartkugeln and the 25th Kyoto Prize Starry, starry nights
with Vincent Andrunas Mainly Mozart — those bi-national purveyors of fine music and musical education —have traditionally held elegant black-tie fundraising galas, frequently featuring individual table décor by top designers and artists. But with the flagging economy, their executive director, Nancy Laturno Bojanic, decided to restructure the annual event. Instead of a very formal Saturday night affair, it became a relaxed Sunday afternoon party tied closely to Wolfgang
Amadeus Mozart and his Salzburg, Austria, birthplace. It was still at the Westgate Hotel, Mainly Mozart’s partner since its 1989 beginnings — the perfect place for an Austrian-themed soirée. The dress was “cocktail or Austrian attire,” and everything began at 4 p.m. Guests enjoyed champagne and a Viennese waltz demonstration in the Grand Lobby, with dancing couples in full Austrian period attire. Upstairs, they found hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and a marionette demonstration. Four separate concerts in the Versailles Room featured either Robert Thies on piano or Jun Iwasaki on violin with Grace Fong at the piano. Elsewhere, guests witnessed a demonstration of Mozartkugeln, a hand-made confection originating in 1890s Salzburg. A ball of pistachio marzipan, covered in a layer of nougat, is dunked in dark chocolate, cooled and wrapped in silver foil. (They’re irresistible!) A buffet dinner in the Fontainebleau Room (including fabu-
lous authentic wienerschnitzel, which bears not the slightest resemblance to what’s sold at American fast-food restaurants) completed the very successful evening. ••• The Kyoto Prize is a very prestigious international award, established in 1984 by Kyocera Corporation founder Dr. Kazuo Inamori. Awarded each November in Japan, half the laureates have been American. Awardees receive academic honors, a gold medal and a cash gift of 50 million yen (about $550,000). It’s Japan’s highest private award for global achievement. The three-day Kyoto Prize Symposium, held each April in San Diego, allows the honorees to present their accomplishments to an international audience. It starts with a black-tie gala celebration, held this year at the Marriott San Diego Hotel and Marina. There, basic sciences laureates Peter and Rosemary Grant, the first married couple to
receive the prize, were introduced. Their research has shown that natural selection, the fundamental tenet of evolution, occurs all around us — even as we watch. Dr. Isamu Akasaki was the laureate for advanced technology, for his development of the blue LED and blue laser diode. Each awardee gave a short address, but Maestro Pierre Boulez, the arts and philosophy laureate, couldn’t attend because European air traffic was grounded due to the Icelandic volcano. Gala co-chairs were Robert Horsman, Masaaki Tanaka and Peter Farrell, while Irwin Jacobs and Conrad Prebys served as honorary chairs, and Ian Campbell was the able emcee. The elegant affair began with a formal grand entrance of the color guard with flags of many nations, the laureates and Dr. and Mrs. Inamori, who received a standing ovation. The evening’s entertainment included performances by Malashock Dance, Orchestra Nova (Jung-Ho Pak conducting), countertenor Brian Asawa
Kyoto Prize 1 Conrad Prebys, Dr. Kazuo Inamori (Inamori Foundation president and Kyocera Foundation chairman emeritus) and Asako Inamori, Mayor Jerry Sanders 2 Gala co-chairs Masaaki Tanaka, Robert Horsman and Peter Farrell 3 County Supervisor Ron Roberts, Stephanie Kellems, professors Rosemary and Peter Grant (25th Kyoto Prize laureates in basic sciences) 4 Malin and Roberta Burnham, Ann Campbell, Joan and Irwin Jacobs Mainly Mozart 5 Dr. Chuck and Brita Tesar, Norman Blachford, Anita and Stephen Henderson 6 Don Breitenberg and Jeanne Jones, Sue and Ron Heller 7 Marvin and Reinette Levine, Esther Nahama, Nancy Laturno Bojanic (Mainly Mozart executive director) and Radomir Bojanic
and the 150-voice One Dream Children’s Choir. Gala guests were also treated to an excellent international dinner.
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Fashion film festival rocks the Village BY DIANA CAVAGNARO | VILLAGE NEWS The La Jolla Fashion Film Festival was launched April 23 and 24, the first such event in the United States. The production of short fashion movies with both emerging and brand name designers is becoming a new art form and La Jolla was fortunate to have offered world premier screenings last weekend. Opening night began at the Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery with interviews with top industry professionals, including Fred Sweet, who is the executive director of the festival and Linda Comer, who is agency director of San Diego Model Management. The co-hosts for the twoday event were actors Rosie Tisch and Tim Herzog. They introduced the premier
Models display designs by Custo Barcelona.
short films, which were shown on three screens simultaneously. Two of the directors, Robertino Fonseca (“The World Ends Without You”) and Carl Cortes (“Stay”), were on hand to talk with the guests about their movies. The opening-night party began right afterward with an art instillation, modeling, networking and a reception. The second day began at the La Jolla Cove Bridge Club, situated along the cove overlooking swimmers and surfers. The first seminar was titled “Fashion in Motion.” Presenters Felena Hanson and Bekah Christie talked to the audience about how to tell a story through film. Participants were then encouraged to Two models wear fashions from designer Malgorzata Slocomb for a photo shoot with a view of La Jolla Cove in the background during the
SEE FASHION, Page 15 second day of the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival on April 24.
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Co-hosts Rosie Tisch and Tim Herzog. DIANA CAVAGNARO | Village News
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Four models show off designs by Karen Millen.
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The Welk Resorts Theatre proudly announces the casting of Footloose – The Musical running May 6 to June 27 The Welk has assembled a cast of seasoned veterans whose credits include Broadway, touring and regional theatre, professionals for Los Angles and San Diego and some new, fresh talent from San Diego and Orange County. Broadway veteran Cynthia Ferrer, local professional and favorite Eileen Bowman and a cast of 14 others round out this spectacular cast of singing and dancing energies! Based on the 1984 musical film starring Kevin Bacon and John Lithgow, this Tony Award-nominated musical characterizes the youth in all of us that just wants to “cut loose” and not be bound by the challenges and obstacles that life might present us. It is a heartfelt journey that reflects the survivor in everyone; representing the joy, the trials and tribulations, the love, and the passion to follow ones dreams — all rooted in the necessity of family representing the power to rise from tragedy with reason, purpose and integrity. Filled with classic songs by Dean Pitchford, Tom Snow and Kenny Loggins, this musical jukebox brings out an energy and drive like no other musical. “Let’s Hear It For the Boy,” “Almost Paradise,” “Holding Out for a Hero” and the explosive title song “Footloose” are just a few of the iconic songs brought to life in this dance driven piece. These energetic and moving songs, each a pop single in their own right, are woven dramatically in a dynamic and entertaining
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Comic-book artist Jason Shiga teaches children how to make their own comic-book advenPAUL HANSEN | Village News ture at Warwick’s Books.
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children how to make their own comicbook adventure on April 6. Warwick’s holds free events for children throughout the month. “Meanwhile” is equally engaging for children and adults. The book acts like a video game in that it’s accessible, active and can be obsessive. It’s brain stimulation in analytical reasoning and problem solving. “The overall point is to introduce children to science fiction concepts in a fun way,” Shiga said. Shiga was teaching a college class on comic books as literature 13 years ago when he decided to follow the footsteps of comic-book icon Adrian Tomine. “If he can do it, why not me?” Shiga asked himself one day. So, Shiga wrote the comic book, photocopied it and sold it to bookstores. “The advantage to the medium is that it’s really accessible to the average
person,” Shiga said. “All you need is pen and paper and a photocopy machine.” Ten years later, Shiga’s work caught a publisher’s eye. Shiga has since authored 20 comic books, invented three board games, two card tricks, the greedy mug and bus clock.
Warwick’s Books hosts author readings and free events for children throughout the month at 7812 Girard Ave. For more information, visit www.warwicks.com.
“Teddy Bear Picnic & Musical Storytime,” 11 a.m., Thursday, May 6 “Coffee with a Children’s Bookseller,” 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 11: Hear about the latest in children’s books.
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A special art lecture was held April 20 at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in conjunction with the exhibit “Verdi’s Aida Through the Eyes of Zandra Rhodes” in the main and rotunda galleries. During the lecture, Rhodes took the audience through her journey in designing for “Aida.” She said that her inspiration for the opera began with her trip to Egypt. She explained that she loved the Egyptian use of eyes in art and incorporated that in her designs along with the turquoise, oranges and gold colors, and the bold jewelry. Another influence was the pleated dresses of the pharaohs. Rhodes talked about the process of buying saris and making the pleats. One of the biggest challenges was to make the wigs so they weren’t too heavy for the wearer. During the presentation, Rhodes showed slides of her sketches and then pictures of the actual sets and costumes on the stage. There are many reasons why the sets and costumes may vary from the original sketch, which may be due to the size of the actor or due to monetary reasons. This was a very entertaining lecture and it was very uplifting to hear all the behind thescenes stories in the making of the Egyptian-inspired opera. The exhibit is a wonderful collection of her sketchbooks, costume drawings and costumes she created for Verdi’s Zandra Rhodes and husband Salah Hasopera “Aida.” sanein at a special lecture in the She was originally commissioned by Athenaeum Music and Arts Library. DIANA CAVAGNARO | Village News Opera Pacific in 2004 to design the sets and costumes for its production of “Aida.” After opening in Houston, “Verdi’s Aida Through the Eyes of “Aida” traveled to the English National Zandra Rhodes” will be on view until Opera in 2007 and in 2008. This year it May 15 at the Athenaeum Music and will open in San Francisco in September. Arts Library.
A sketch and costume by Zandra Rhodes for the opera “Aida,” both on display at the Athenaeum Music and DIANA CAVAGNARO | Village News Arts Library.
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Part of a photographic series in the “Transurbanic” art show in the UCSD Art Gallery.
An assistant holds a light reflector for the camera as models strike a pose during the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival held April 23 and 24. DIANA CAVAGNARO | Village News
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watch a live photo shoot in the park. The models first started out modeling designs from Capricorn and shoes from Serenity amid a throng of paparazzi snapping pictures. The photo shoot moved on to the rocks with the spectacular view of the cove in the background. Models changed into designs from couture designer Malgorzata Slocomb for this segment of the event. This portion of the festival drew a huge crowd of looky-lews. The day progressed with the second
seminar titled “Film Financing.” The presenters, Mark Smillie and Dennis R. Lorrig, spoke about this age of new media and putting indie films on iphone apps. The last seminar was “Fashion Meets New Media.” The panel for this presentation consisted of Rachel Richards, blogger and fashion community organizer; Janet Pytowski, owner of vidcat; Erna Adelson, San Diego Style Examiner; Danielle Gano, spokeswoman for Threads & Elle Communications; and moderator Crosby Noricks, founder and editor of PR Couture. These prominent fashion women discussed working with the new media.
Actresses Anna EastEden and Rosie Tisch pose for the media during the La Jolla Fashion DIANA CAVAGNARO | Village News Film Festival.
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On Saturday evening, the final film was screened on a giant blow-up screen in the park. Two of the directors, George Manzanilla and Janet Pytowski, were there to talk to the audience. Manzanilla’s film was “Summer Fashion,” featuring Billabong fashions, filmed in Bali and Santa Monica. Pytowski is the owner of a video production company and has one of the largest fashion archives in the world. She screened “Style is Eternal,” the first film from the company’s archives, which date from 1950 to the present. The closing night party wrapped up at the Bull and Bear. Fashion Valley Shopping Center provided fashions from Karen Millen, Custo Barcelona, Max Studio and accessories from Henri Bendel for informal modeling on both evenings. The buzz from everyone was that they had so much fun that they couldn’t wait until the next Fashion Film Festival.
Visitors view some of the captivating elements of the “Transurbanic” art show. WILL BOWEN | Village News
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work to a better understanding of modern social conditions. Scott Malosh, a recent junior college transfer student to UCSD who attended the gallery opening said, “I am new to art galleries. I am not
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Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 09, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 & 13, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-007804 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ADRIANNE’S HAIR ART Located at: 4575 CLAIREMONT DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ADRIANNE RENTERIA This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 03/19/10 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 09, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 15, 22, 29 & MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-010195 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SDIRB Located at: 7404 TRADE ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): DOUGLAS E STEWART This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 12, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 & 13, 2010 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: MAMIE L. GRAY, CASE NUMBER: 37-2008-00150781-PR 1. To all heir’s, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may be otherwise interested in the will or estate, or both, of (specify all names by which the decedent was known): MAMIE L. GRAY, MAMIE GRAY; MAMIE LEE GRAY 2. A Petition for Probate has been filed by: MICHAEL R. REED & GWENDOLYN REED in the Superior Court of California, County of: SAN DIEGO 3. The Petition for Probate requests that: MICHAEL R. REED & GWENDOLYN REED be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. 4. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. 5. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estate Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. 6. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: a. Date: MAY 20, 2010 Time: 9:00 A.M. Dept: PC -1 b. Address of court: SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 1409 Fourth Ave. Third Floor, San Diego, CA. 92101, Central Division, Probate Court, Madge Bradley Bldg. 7. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. 8. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. 9. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice ( form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. 10. Petitioner: MICHAEL R. REED, GWENDOLYN REED 4907 Drafter Place, San Diego, CA. 92102-1309 619-504-5493 Attorney for petitioner: MICHAEL R. REED (Pro Per) 4907 Drafter Place, San Diego, Ca. 92102-1309 619-504-5493 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 22, 29 & MAY 06, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-008171 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: GRASSHOPPER MEDICINAL HERBS Located at: 2211 PACIFIC BEACH DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): WILLIAM WALKER This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 24, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 & 13, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009566 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: KCI LIFE SERVICES Located at: 3535 GENERAL ATOMICS CT. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): PETER KUHN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 01/01/07 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 06, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 & 13, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-008452 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: CLOSET Located at: 324 HORTON PLAZA #289 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): DKJY, INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION DKJY, INC. 4475 MISSION BLVD. #B1 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: NOT YET
STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 25, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 22, 29 MAY 06 & 13, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009052 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: SITE INSIGHT DESIGN Located at: 3235 BROWNING ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92106 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): KATE L. PARBERRY-GIESEN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 01, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009052 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: JACOBS LADDER PAINTING Located at: 1804 GARNET AVE. #372 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JASON MC MAHON This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 06/01/01 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 01, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011113 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: WELLNESS MASSAGE BY BOBBIE Located at: 4434 INGRAHAM ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ROBERTA L. ERWIN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 05/01/08 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 21, 2010 Issue Date(s): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 STATEMENT OF WITHDRAWL FROM PARTNERSHIP OPERATING UNDER FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FILE NO: 2010-010888 (1) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME(S) OF PARTNERSHIP: a. HOSPITALITY DIRECT (2)Located at: 4114 1/2 BANNOCK AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92117Mailing Address: 10675 JOHN J. HOPKINS DRIVE SAN DIEGO, CA. 92121 (3) THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON: 1/21/2009, and assigned File No. 2009-001945 (3) THE FOLLOWING GENERAL PARTNER HAS WITHDRAWN: KELLY GERARDY 965 LUNA VISTA DRIVE ESCONDIDO, CA. 92025 CALIFORNIA. The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 19, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011255 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: AAACARS.COM Located at: 4183 CONVOY ST. #B SAN DIEGO, CA. 92111 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ESHO ESHO, ABEER ESHO This business is being conducted by: HUSBAND AND WIFE The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 22, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011069 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PALADIN FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHY Located at: 3251 LOMA RIVIERA DR. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JAMES W. SCOTT JR. This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 21, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011212 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LXC9 DESIGN AND CONSULTING Located at: 1711 LAW ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ALEXANDER CONTRERAS This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 04/01/10 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 22, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 1350 Front St., Room 5056, San Diego, CA. 92101 (619) 525-4064 Filing Date: MARCH 30, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: HOLZHAUER WILLIAM JOHN, RIMES TAMMY LYNN The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverage at: 2754 CALHOUN ST., STE G, SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110-2760 Type of license(s) applied for: 42-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE-PUBLIC PREMISES ISSUE DATE(S): APR 15, 22 & 29, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-008780 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: THE PERSONAL MATCH, LILLY BASHIR Located at: 342 1/2 BONAIR LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ILHAM BASHIR This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: MAR 29, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-010856 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ISLAND CITY HEALING Located at: 2636 WORDEN ST #116 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92110 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MATTHEW TRUHAN This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 19, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-011646 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: ERRAND MASTERS OF CALIFORNIA Located at: 4433 MONTALVO ST. #3 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): TOM ARNETT This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 02/02/01 The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 26, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2010-009710 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: LAWN B GONE Located at: 3921 CORONADO AVE. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): GAVIN WARLAUMONT This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with David L. Butler, County Clerk of San Diego County on: APR 07, 2010 ISSUE DATE(S): APR 29 MAY 06, 13 & 20, 2010
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open house directory la jolla Fri 1-4pm . . . . . . . .7757 Eads #B7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$669,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joe Koors • 619-410-4213 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .2060 Caminito Circulo Norte . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$629,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Priscilla Moxley • 858-829-8209 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .7757 Eads #B7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$669,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joe Koors • 619-410-4213 Sat 12-4pm . . . . . .4253 Caminito Terviso . . . . . . . . . .4BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$849,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Natasha Alexander • 858-361-9051 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .475 Marine St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,150,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michael Tammaro • 858-210-5362 Sat 12-3pm . . . . . .2810 Hidden Valley . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,595,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Patricia Denning • 858-449-5899 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .2060 Caminito Circulo Norte . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$629,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jim Holland • 858-405-6442 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .7757 Eads #B7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$669,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joe Koors • 619-410-4213 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .8121 Camino Del Sol #1 . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$950,000-$1,050,876 . . . . . . . . . . . .Matt Glynn • 858-869-7661 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .328 Gravilla St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,198,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Greg Noonan • 858-551-3302 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .5746 Soledad Mtn Rd . . . . . . . . . .5BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$1,275,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marta Schrimpf • 858-361-5562 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .1263 Virginia Way . . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,398,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Greg Noonan • 858-551-3302 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .333 Coast Blvd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,495,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mary Mc Gonigle • 858-361-2556 Sun 12-6pm . . . . . .7740 Exchange Pl. . . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/4.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$1,850,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Natasha Alexander • 858-336-9051 Sun 2-4pm . . . . . . .247 Rosemont St. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$2,150,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Timothy Nelson • 858-527-9949 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .475 Marine St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,150,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Erica Derby • 858-361-4903 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .2810 Hidden Valley . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,795,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Niloo Monshizadeh • 858-518-4209 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .2143 Via Don Benito . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/4BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,890,000-$3,400,000 . . . . .Debbie Keckeisen • 858-997-7986 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .2610 Inyaha Lane . . . . . . . . . . . . .6BR/6.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$4,650,000-$5,550,876 . . . . . . . . .Claire Melbo • 858-229-8383 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .6906 Fairway Rd. . . . . . . . . . . . . .6BR/9BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4,750,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charles Stephens • 858-682-5561
utc Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .5313 Renaissance Ave. . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$665,000-$735,876 . . . . . . . . . . .Claire Melbo • 858-229-8383
pacific beach / mission beach / crown point Everyday 12-5pm . .4151 Mission Blvd. Units 201-218 . .3BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$624,000-$945,000 . . . . . . . . . .Bernie Sosna • 858-490-6127 Fri 1-4pm . . . . . . . .3916 Riviera Dr. #101 . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$1,299,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shawn Grant • 858-717-7720 Sat 10-4pm . . . . . .1060 Oliver Ave. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/4BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,049,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mel Burgess • 619-857-8930 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . .3916 Riviera Dr. #101 . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$1,299,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shawn Grant • 858-717-7720 Sat 10-2pm . . . . . .3671 Ocean Front Walk . . . . . . . . .8BR/8.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$13,478,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Valerie Zatt • 858-274-1553 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .1060 Oliver Ave. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/4BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,098,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marie Tolstad • 858-705-1444 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .3916 Riviera Dr. #101 . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$1,299,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shawn Grant • 858-717-7720 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .756 Jamacia Ct. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/6BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,500,000-$1,700,000 . . . . . . .Meg Lebastchi • 858-336-0936 Sun 10-2pm . . . . . .3671 Ocean Front Walk . . . . . . . . .8BR/8.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$13,478,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Valerie Zatt • 858-274-1553
point loma / ocean beach Sat 11-4pm . . . . . .425 San Gorgonio St. . . . . . . . . . .10000 Sq. Ft. lot . . . . . . .$1,375,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robert Realty • 619-852-8827 Sat 11-4pm . . . . . .430 Tavara Pl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,475,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robert Realty • 619-852-8827 Sat 11-4pm . . . . . .820 Bangor St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,850,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robert Realty • 619-852-8827 Sun 11-4pm . . . . . .425 San Gorgonio St. . . . . . . . . . .10000 Sq. Ft. lot . . . . . . .$1,375,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robert Realty • 619-852-8827 Sun 2-4pm . . . . . . .4319 Del Mar Ave. . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2BA w/Guest house . .$1,450,000-$1,595,000 . . . . . . .Leslie Reynolds • 619-987-4156 Sun 11-4pm . . . . . .430 Tavara Pl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,475,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robert Realty • 619-852-8827 Sun 11-4pm . . . . . .820 Bangor St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,850,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robert Realty • 619-852-8827
university city Sun 1-3pm . . . . . . .5127 Renaissance #A . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$760,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Donna Doyle • 858-456-3266
alvarado estates Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .4981 Armin Way . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/5BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,399,000-$1,475,000 . . . .Alexandra Mouzas • 619-518-2755
del cerro Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .6105 Caminito Pan . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . .$685,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joseph Dyal • 619-850-3335
bay park Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . .3587 Princeton Ave . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . .$549,500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Iberia Enterprises • 619-548-1826
Karen: 619-379-1194 • Mike: 619-384-8538 E-mail: Karen-Mike@San.rr.com Web: www.karen-mike.com
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Beach Barber Tract Charm
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358 Belvedere Charm and elegance — all just a block to the beach. Situated on one of La Jolla’s most sought after streets this beautiful brick traditional 4BR/4.5BA home features soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, crown molding and French doors. The gourmet kitchen has upgrades that every chef desires. Separate guest/maid’s room downstairs. Walk to Windansea and the Village! Call David to view this amazing property.
Seller will entertain offers between $2,000,000 & $2,300,876
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Beautiful Move-In Ready Home in Bird Rock!
Location, location, location! Great investment opportunity in North Pacific Beach. Walk to the beach, shops and restaurants in North PB. Two detached units with large yards and lots of parking. 3BR/2BA unit features one car garage and updated kitchen. 2BR/1BA unit features lots of privacy and yard area.
Spacious 4BR/3BA home features Brazilian walnut floors, a gourmet kitchen, Wolf range and Thermador refrigerator; a stunning master suite with an attached deck and a spa-like bathroom, travertine tile, separate shower and whirlpoool tub; 2 car garage suitable for multiple uses; and a sunny bonus room with large attached deck & ocean views. Beautiful landscaping and designer finishes throughout.
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Beautifully remodeled 3BR/2BA singlelevel home on corner lot in coveted Bird Rock Neighborhood! Gourmet kitchen w/stainless steel appliances by Bosch and KitchenAid. Large master suite w/ fireplace, walk-in closet, separate shower & soaker tub, custom travertine and marble stonework. Indoor/outdoor living with 2 attached decks and private yard. Steps from the shops and restaurants of Bird Rock. You’ll love coming home!
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Stunning 4BR/2BA North PB home. Completely remodeled with wood floors, Travertine bathrooms, and granite counter tops. Ocean and bay views from extremely large master suite featuring luxurious bathroom with separate tub and shower with walk in closet. Oversized view invites leisurely relaxation and sunset entertaining. Double sided fireplace graces the dining room and living room. Inviting patio and yard perfect for your summer BBQ’s.
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